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File #: ORD. 2021-040    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/5/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/24/2021 Final action: 5/24/2021
Title: To adopt the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated revenues for such fiscal year for the objects and purposes stated in such budget.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-040 - Amended 20210510, 2. 20210510 Amendment of Ord. No. 2021-040

Title

To adopt the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated revenues for such fiscal year for the objects and purposes stated in such budget.

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WHEREAS, the sum of [$770,270,893] $772,831,559 of the estimated revenue for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, is the recommended General Fund Budget to be appropriated from the estimated receipts from all existing sources of revenue during the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, except estimated receipts from the gas, water, wastewater, electric, and stormwater utilities and the School Board, and is to be used by the respective departments and major operating units thereof and by the courts, bureaus, commissions, offices and agencies of the City in the sums itemized in said budget for the principal objectives and purposes thereof; [and]

WHEREAS, the recommended budget for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, is as set out in the attachment to this ordinance entitled “Mayor’s Proposed Annual Fiscal Plan for FY2022,” and the Non-Departmental programs are set forth on the attachment to this ordinance entitled “FY2022 Non-Departmental Budget Programs;” and

WHEREAS, the City Council’s amendments to the Mayor’s recommended budget are as set out in the attachments to this ordinance entitled “FY 2022 Adopted General Fund Budget,” “Adopted General Fund Budget FY22,” “FY22 Adopted Non-Departmental Appropriations,” “Ordinance No. 2021-040, General Fund Budget, Text Amendments,” and “Council FY 2022 District Funds;”

NOW, THEREFORE,

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That the budget designated as the General Fund Budget in the total amount of [$770,270,893] $772,831,559 for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, set forth on the attachment to this ordinance entitled [“Mayor’s Proposed Annual Fiscal Plan for FY2022,” including] “FY2022 Adopted General Fund Budget,” including the budget for Non-Departmental programs set forth on the attachment to this ordinance entitled [“FY2022 Non-Departmental Budget Programs,”] “FY22 Adopted Non-Departmental Appropriations,” supplemented by the attachments entitled “Adopted General Fund Budget FY2022,” “Ordinance No. 2021-040, General Fund Budget, Text Amendments,” and “Council FY 2022 District Funds,” each of which is incorporated into this ordinance, is hereby adopted and made part of this ordinance.

§ 2.                     That the sum of [$770,270,893] $772,831,559 of the estimated revenue for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, be and is hereby appropriated from the estimated receipts from all existing sources of revenue during the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, except estimated receipts from the gas, water, wastewater, electric, and stormwater utilities and the School Board, and shall be

used by the respective departments and major operating units thereof and by the courts, bureaus, commissions, offices, and agencies of the City, hereinafter collectively referred to as “agencies,” in the sums itemized in said budget, hereby adopted and made a part of this ordinance, for the principal objectives and purposes thereof.  The total sum of the funds herein provided for the respective agencies are as set out opposite each of them in the [attachment] attachments to this ordinance entitled [“Mayor’s Proposed Annual Fiscal Plan for FY2022.”] “FY2022 Adopted General Fund Budget,” and “FY22 Adopted Non-Departmental Appropriations,” as supplemented by the attachments to this ordinance entitled “Adopted General Fund Budget FY22”, “Ordinance No. 2021-040, General Fund Budget, Text Amendments,” and “Council FY 2022 District Funds.”

§ 3.                     That the payment and settlement of claims of any kind heretofore or hereafter asserted against the City and final judgments hereafter asserted against the City and final judgments heretofore or hereafter obtained against the City, together with all costs, interest, fees for legal services and all other fees and expenses incident thereto, and all fees, costs and other expenses incurred in providing legal and other services authorized by section 2-57 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, shall be paid upon the approval and order of the City Attorney from the funds herein appropriated for defraying the expenses of performing the functions of the agency involved in the subject matter for which such services are provided.

§ 4.                     That, in accordance with section 6.18 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020) as amended, every appropriation made by ordinances adopting or amending the general fund budget and appropriations thereto for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, lapses as of the last moment of June 30, 2022.  All unexpended and unencumbered funds for which the appropriation lapses as of the last moment of June 30, 2022, shall become part of the undesignated fund balance at the time such appropriation lapses unless expressly appropriated for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023.

§ 5.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect at the first moment of the first day of July, 2021, and shall constitute the general fund appropriation ordinance for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022.